THE ART OF WHAT'S POSSIBLE
The Innovator’s Dilemma: Navigating Our AI Future
AI Futurist and
Former Head of Go-To-Market, Open AI
February 27, 2024 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Zack Kass navigates the challenges and opportunities that lie at the forefront of AI innovation. He dissects the paradoxical landscape where technology moves at an astounding pace, yet practical, scalable solutions remain elusive.
In this keynote, Zack highlights how innovators can transform these challenges into stepping stones to success in an AI driven era. Drawing on his vast experience in AI strategy and implementation, Zack offers a pragmatic approach to future-proofing your business. He provides a forward-thinking perspective, sharing lessons learned, strategies adopted, and the transformative power of resilience in the face of relentless technological progression.
In Zack, we find a blend of visionary and pragmatist, guiding businesses and communities alike into the promising future of AI. Don't miss this innovate thought-provoking session!
Amplifying communications—and so much more—with AI
Vice President of Communications Strategy, Microsoft
February 27, 2024 | 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Today’s headlines are dominated by news about AI, from the latest announcements about Microsoft Copilot to how AI paves the way for a sustainable energy future. Microsoft partners with organizations in all industries to leverage AI and drive value across all aspects of their business.
Steve will share how with the power of AI his team is reshaping all aspects of Microsoft’s communication discipline—from PR, to measurement, social media communications and much more. He will be joined by Ron Utterbeck, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Eversource, for a fireside chat about the AI journey at Eversource including insights, culture and vision for the future.
The Experience Mindset: The Flywheel of Growth
Former Growth Evangelist, Salesforce
Wall Street Journal Two-Time Best Selling Author
February 28, 2024 | 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Tiffani Bova is the former global growth and innovation evangelist at Salesforce and the author of the WSJ bestselling book The Experience Mindset: Changing the Way You Think About Growth.
Her previous book Growth IQ  was also a Wall Street Journal bestseller and has been translated into 12 languages. She has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50 twice and over the past two decades has led large revenue-producing divisions at businesses ranging from start-ups to the Fortune 500. As a Research Fellow at Gartner, her cutting-edge insights helped Microsoft, Cisco, Salesforce, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Oracle, SAP, AT&T, Dell, Amazon-AWS, and other prominent companies expand their market share and grow their revenues.
Reinventing the World with GenAI
Enterprise Technologist, Amazon Web Services
February 28, 2024 | 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Generative AI has captured the imagination of many industries and is poised to bring in the next wave of technological advancements. In this session, hear how the largest industries, from healthcare and financial services to automotive and media and entertainment, are using generative AI to drive outcomes for their customers. Join Hussein Shel, Enterprise Technologist at AWS, to hear how generative AI is accelerating content creation and helping organizations reimagine customer experiences.
Shel’s role champions the voice of leaders of enterprise customers and prospects, and, conversely, the voice of AWS back to the enterprises on AWS forward thinking and technology innovations in Energy. He joined AWS recently from Microsoft where he was Chief Technology Officer for Energy & Resources and Director of Strategic Customer Engagements partnering with many Energy companies around the world on their Digital Transformation and Energy Transition journey and where he led the delivery of Microsoft Cloud High Performance Computing platform focusing on the Oil & Gas industry. Previously, Hussein spent 10 years with Chevron where he worked in multiple business units in Upstream and Midstream shaping many of Chevron’s key technology strategies around Drilling and Completions, Production and Operations and Reservoir Management across their Energy assets.
Cracking Creativity: Reimagining AI and Creativity for Greater Personal & Team Growth
Director of Creative Works, Google
Podcast Host, HUMAN CODE
Member of the Board of Directors for ENDI Corporation
February 29, 2024 | 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM